Moving Your Family to a New Area? Do You Know Who to Call in Case of Emergencies?
29 July 2016
So you're moving your family to a new home in a new area -- the list of things you have to do is huge. Between packing, moving and unpacking, you're likely to be run off your feet for weeks. When you're finally over the actual move, your time is likely to be spent getting your house ready, finding new schools and jobs, and getting to know your neighbours and neighbourhood. Amongst all the chaos of moving, you may not remember to create an all-important emergency contact list of people you'll need in case something goes wrong.
Having your teeth repaired may present the opportunity for cosmetic dentistry
14 July 2016
By the time you are in your fifties, you are generally comfortable with your appearance. You have got used to your hair and your ears; and you feel comfortable with the wrinkles on your face. You are most probably also used to your teeth.
Until something happens that causes you to look at your mouth differently.
Wear and tear of old fillings presents the opportunity for cosmetic dentistry
If you are in your fifties, you probably have a number of substantial fillings in your mouth and they are likely to be silver amalgam.
What is the process for getting a dental crown?
24 June 2016
A dental crown is a type of porcelain cap you have bonded over one of your natural teeth. It is often necessary after having a root canal or if you have a tooth that is cracked and at risk of breaking. Here are some things to know about the process for getting a dental crown.
The Exam and X-Rays Are Done First
If you have not had this done already, the dental crown procedure will begin with examining the tooth and surrounding teeth then performing some x-rays.
Options For Fixing A Gummy Smile
9 June 2016
If you show too much of your gums when you smile, you may be wondering what causes the problem and if it can be corrected. The good news is that it may be possible to fix the issue with help from a specialist orthodontist. Read on for an overview.
What causes a 'gummy smile'?
The correct medical term for a gummy smile is, 'excessive gingival display'. There are a number of common causes for the condition including: